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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Aryepiglottoplasty for Severe Laryngomalacia

Akanksha Saxena, Madhumita Kumar, Bini Faizal

Citation Information : Saxena A, Kumar M, Faizal B. Aryepiglottoplasty for Severe Laryngomalacia. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2014; 4 (1):10-12.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10023-1070

Published Online: 01-06-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives

To evaluate the outcome of aryepiglottoplasty (Cold steel method) in cases of severe laryngomalacia.

Methods

Retrospective. Review of medical records of 8 cases treated in Department of ENT, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences from 2006 to 2011.

Results

Seven out of eight children had a favorable outcome.

Conclusion

Aryepiglottoplasty (Cold steel method) is an efficient, simple and low cost method for treating severe cases of laryngomalacia.

How to cite this article

Saxena A, Kumar M, Faizal B. Aryepiglottoplasty for Severe Laryngomalacia. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2014;4(1):10-12.


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